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The Capitals have to be the favorites going into Wednesday. Crosby has a history of concussions and missed the first six games this season. In 2010, he was pulled in the second period after allowing four goals in a 5-2 loss to Montreal.
  • Browns rookie Peppers defends reputation amid drug talk

    Browns rookie Peppers defends reputation amid drug talk

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    No. Absolutely not, never in my life", Peppers said on the first day of rookie minicamp, per Cleveland.com's Mary Kay Cabot . What you guys think of me is no skin off my teeth. The first prospect to run in both groups, Peppers has a history of cramping, the source told ESPN. "I don't know why you think of me like that, but everyone is entitled to an opinion".
  • Eden Hazard sends message to Chelsea fans after title triumph

    Eden Hazard sends message to Chelsea fans after title triumph

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    With reports in local media saying Italian club Inter Milan wants to bring the former Italy and Juventus coach back home, Conte believes there is more to come from his Chelsea squad that has now adapted to his tactical plans. "To find the right solution quickly isn't easy and for this I want to thank my players because they trusted in the new work, my philosophy, video analysis to see mistakes and they showed the right attitude and behaviour".
  • Arsenal maintain top-4 hunt with impressive Stoke victory

    Arsenal maintain top-4 hunt with impressive Stoke victory

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    I'm not in politics. "I am in a public job, some agree with me, some not". When quizzed over whether or not he will be signing a new deal, Wenger added: "There is no information about that, nothing ". Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez also found the net to keep Arsenal's faint Champions League qualification hopes alive. " What do you think? " smiled Wenger when asked if that was why he referred to a "clean sheet".
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    Thereafter the Chicago Bears made a shock jump up from third to second to select Mitchell Trubisky, setting in motion a run on quarterbacks as Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson were both drafted in the opening dozen picks too. He called the accusations "completely false" and no charges have been filed. "The research was done", McKenzie said. It was based on research. Leonard Fournette's selection by the Jaguars at No.
  • New push to drive IS from west Mosul

    New push to drive IS from west Mosul

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    Iraqi government forces also reclaimed full control over Hawi al-Kanisah neighborhood in the western and southern banks of the Tigris River. Meanwhile, the media bureau of the Popular Mobilization Units, commonly known by the Arabic name Hashd al-Sha'abi, stated that the pro-government fighters had captured Sadkhan and Sepaya Haroush villages east of Qirwan region and west of Mosul.
  • Diego Simeone talks Real Madrid loss

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    Ronaldo also scored all three goals as Madrid beat Atletico by the same scoreline at the Vicente Calderon in La Liga last November and Tuesday's treble means Atletico's final European game there next week is now likely to be a sombre affair.
  • National Hockey League explains why Sidney Crosby was not pulled from Game 6

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    As for the Caps, they are a much stronger team when they are patient with the puck. If the Capitals have found a hole on the goaltender's glove side they're not saying. Pittsburgh Coach Mike Sullivan tinkered with his lines after Game 5 , reuniting Carl Hagelin, Nick Bonino and Phil Kessel , who played an instrumental part in the team's Cup run last spring.
  • Brewers top Mets 7-4, Matt Harvey allows 3 HRs in return

    Brewers top Mets 7-4, Matt Harvey allows 3 HRs in return

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    Neil Walker's second homer in as many games, a solo blast in the fifth, extended the Mets' lead to 4-2 before the Brewers turned the game into a runaway with eight runs in the bottom of the inning. He has apologized for skipping a game last weekend following a late night on the town ( see full recap ). "I got behind in the count, and just left the ball up in the middle of the plate, pretty much battling behind the count the whole game and that makes things a lot more hard".
  • Tigers steal game from Angels 4-3 in the ninth

    Tigers steal game from Angels 4-3 in the ninth

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    J.D. Martinez hit his second homer of the game off of Bud Norris , in the top of the ninth, and the Tigers had the lead once again, 4-3. Justin Wilson , in his first save opportunity since being handed the closer's role, struck out Danny Espinoza, Martin Maldonado and Cliff Pennington to end the night.
  • Rory McIlroy set to undergo MRI scan

    Rory McIlroy set to undergo MRI scan

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    One day after holing out for an ace on the par-3 17, Garcia got a lucky break on the island-green hole when his tee shot hit the railroad ties and bounced onto the green, from where he would save par. Dustin Johnson, the top-ranked player in the world, made the cut, but said he wasn't happy with his game after shooting 73 to stand on even par. That's the big key here.